National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m010043

Testing Status of Pubertal methoxychlor study - M010043

 

CASRN: 72-43-5

Formula: C16-H15-Cl3-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Methoxychlor pubertal study

Known Uses

Insecticide. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • PND 22 to 42 Continuous Breeding (Legacy) (Gavage)  (RACB20103)  Completed 
    • Citation: Pubertal Toxicity Study of Vinclozolin, Flutamide and Phenobarbital in Male Sprague Dawley Rats and Methyxychlor, Ethinyl Estradiol and Phenobarbital in Female Sprague Dawley Rats when Administered in Corn Oil by Oral Gavage
    • Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 0, 12.5, 25, OR 50 MG/KG/DAY.
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